The Whys and Hows of Clinician Burnout

August 7, 2018
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While not unique to the healthcare field, burnout is a distinctly frequent and high-impact issue for clinicians. Clinician burnout is characterized by physical and emotional exhaustion, personal detachment and a sense that work is meaningless. Family physician and safety expert Dr. Geoff Caplea describes the interrelated causes of burnout; how healthcare organizations and vendors can alleviate it; and what clinicians can do to advocate for their own health.

In episode: The National Academy of Medicine Collaborative on Resilience and Wellbeing

Data Exchange in National Disaster Response

April 24, 2018
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Cmdr. Sam Schaffzin (CMS) and Thomas Novak (ONC) offer the federal perspective on how  smooth data exchange and multi-level preparedness are essential in responding to state and national emergencies – and how health systems and community organizations can participate in the response. Recorded at HIMSS 2018.

References in episode:  “From Katrina to Wildfires: Leveraging Tech in Disaster Response”  (Karen DeSalvo & Christine Petrin, Health Affairs 11-7-17); the National Response Framework

Moving to Value-Based Care

March 20, 2018
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In this episode recorded at HIMSS 2018, thought leader Justin Barnes (HIMSS EHR, Justin Barnes Advisors) discusses the way forward for organizations achieving value-based care. Keep learning on Barnes’ show This Just In Radio, or follow #HIThinkTank on social media for value-based care best practices and more.

BONUS What’s New in MACRA: Notes on the QPP Final Rule

November 8, 2017
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Addressing concerns of clinicans and other participants, CMS has released the final rule for the Quality Payment Program (QPP), established by Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA). Regulatory expert Jim Brulé highlights how the healthcare reimbursement model will shift from volume-based payments to a more comprehensive value-based framework in 2018

What to Expect from Delivery System Reform

October 31, 2017
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Stay ahead of changing US health IT regulations. In this episode Jim Brulé, Allscripts’ Solutions Director for Regulatory Matters, offers his take on Delivery System Reform: the government’s effort through laws, regulations and programs to change the way healthcare is delivered and paid for in the United States. Learn more about what delivery system reform is, why it’s happening, and major changes coming through the end of 2017 and beyond.